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In Praise of Gossip
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Boredom: The Literary History of a State of Mind
Acknowledgments 1: Reading, Writing, and Boredom 2: Vacuity, Satiety, and the Active Life: Eighteenth-Century Men 3: The Consciousness of the Dull: Eighteenth-Century Women, Boredom, and Narrative 4:Expand
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Desire and Truth: Functions of Plot in Eighteenth-Century English Novels
Desire and Truth offers a major reassessment of the history of eighteenth-century fiction by showing how plot challenges or reinforces conventional categories of passion and rationality. Arguing thatExpand
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